Paul's Passing Thoughts

Follow Up on the Plato Question

Posted in Uncategorized by Paul M. Dohse Sr. on December 13, 2016

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First question. 

Paul,

Thank you – yes that makes sense. I was reading the summary of Plato’s Republic too but it looks like a very in-depth read.

Good description of the analogy…it is interesting how the masses are treated. The authority figures often say how it is the masses who need to humble themselves and they are not worthy to be the ones looking at the glimmer of light inside the dark cave…but then again – who and how do they decide who is good enough to be a philosopher?

Joe,

You buy the right by obtaining a seminary degree.

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  1. John said, on December 14, 2016 at 6:49 AM

    Agreed, a degree and “certification” to “counsel” the ACBC way (another of Satan’s BIG lies).

    Caves are dark places, and only those who love the darkness and what it represents would fool around inside them. But caves are known for bats, and bats have a tendency to drop stuff called guano, which in some caves (Gomantong, for example) have accumulated and reached heights of almost 40 ft. And these heaps of stuff crawls with countless cockroaches and other unidentified things.

    I admit, it sounds perfect as a place where one would find a philosopher king…right in his or her natural habitat, allegory or not.

    Batman, well, now that is another story altogether. At least he does some good, allegory or not.

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